Ariel Conn is the Director of Communications and Outreach for the Future of Life Institute. Her work covers a range of fields, including lethal autonomous weapons, artificial intelligence (AI) safety, AI policy, nuclear weapons, biotechnology and climate change. Ariel has degrees in English, physics and geophysics, and she’s worked with NASA, the Idaho National Laboratory, the National Energy Technology Laboratory, MIT and Virginia Tech. She previously worked for the ad agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners where she created a got milk? ad.